Archive for May, 2013

The Next Apple will be Found in LED Lighting

Even Steve Job’s former counsel Randall Sosnick is betting on LEDs. Now CEO of NEXT Lighting, he’s producing highly-innovative, reliable and affordable LED replacements for commercial florescent lighting, which are commonly T8 tubes. Just as the iPhone did for mobile computing, NEXT Lighting’s innovative design can serve as a platform for a new wave of lighting applications without the need to completely replace fixtures. At the same time, Cree has managed to get its consumer LED bulbs down below $10 a piece and Phillips isn’t far behind. These are just a few of the many market convergences that indicate the tipping point for LEDs is here and about to gain mass market appeal rapidly.

NEXT Lighting unveils the NEXTSense™ family of occupancy controls

The NEXTSense family of sensors and controls integrate seamlessly with NEXT Lighting’s NEXTDriver™ and NEXTLamp™ line of LED linear fluorescent replacement products. “Our products were already designed to work well with third-party 0-10V controls,” said Dr. Tom Katona, VP of Products. “Our customers were hungry for an easy to implement, cost-effective way to take advantage […]